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right now at 11 pm cleanup in preparation for the threat of more flooding. the community still on edge and the latest on matthew's impact in north carolina. right cooper and pat mccrory taking center stage for the only statewide televised and debate and president. obama back in north carolina .'s message to those impacted by the floods in our state. well circle schools - tomorrow. >> thanks for joining us. will be scrolling the schools throughout that newscast but here is the latest list probably, fairfax all too wednesday. pope and johnson closed for the rest of league. lee county on one hour delay and sadly tonight the death toll in north carolina has risen to 18.
2000 customers are still in the dark but crews have restored all power in florida and they are not moving north. and the damp we have been watching all day. the woodland them the whole has grown and the aftermath could be catastrophic if people do not follow evacuation orders. we have the latest. >> reporter: the actual dam is only about 500 yards over my shoulder and that is why it roads like this one behind me are closed. they want to keep everyone they want to keep people away from dangerous areas that could be affected if the dam were to break but the people who live on the other side of the closures essentially have to leave everything a hot days behind. road closures meant many people could not get home. this gentleman was forced to evacuate his home earlier this week. >> i had to be boarded up. >> reporter: because of that he left the lot behind.
escort him to his house. patrick was also forced to evacuate his house. >> i grabbed the wife and kids and loaded into the truck and we left. >> reporter: however he left behind his family's four dogs when i spoke to him he was telling me he was waiting to see if they would let him go back and get them. >> if i do not get to go i understand but luck was on his side. >> go in but you have to come right back. could still see the effects that behind i can matthew. one neighborhood was still completely flooded. brock said he worked his whole life in fire rescue and law enforcement and he was prepared to break the bad news about not being allowed to get his dogs.>> i have two kids that are worried to death about their pets. when brock finally got to his house the dogs were just as excited to see brock as he was to get them home.
three-week-old pumpkin spice was put in the crate with his mother while brock drove back to higher ground. >> i was talking to some of the law-enforcement officials that have been manning these road closures. they will be on 12 hour shifts throughout the entire night to make sure people stay safe and do not get past these roads. officials said about 78 people chose to stay behind regardless of mandatory evacuations. carolina there it is. we will take you up to the sky. this is arielle video . you can see the rising water from the tart river overflowing the banks. river is expected to crest sometime tomorrow. principal is under a mandatory evacuation as well. this area was destroyed in hurricane floyd 17 years ago.
believe it will rise 37 the which would have the conditions much worse. many of those who evacuated are waiting. >> how nerve-racking wasn't? especially if you went through floyd? >> the same thing -- double trouble all over again. >> reporter: officials plan to keep the state of emergency in effect until they are competent the water will not rise. people are preparing for impacts from possible overflow from that river it is expected to crest on look at a video of a church moving out belongings. the nurse river has hit a new record in goldsboro tonight cresting higher than it did during hurricane floyd. and in lumberton one of the hardest hit areas many roads there are still blocked but tonight the lights to come back on downtown.cbs north carolina evan armer reports we hope it is a sign that more
trip that you did not plan for. bonnie revels is one of thousands of lumberton dealing with this. >> i have seen water get higher than i've ever seen it before. >> reporter: many flooded out. keeping with the camping theme -- his neighborhood even had a cookout. >> we just all's went together and we have been talking about having a camping situation for years and this created a >> they were just clearing out all of the cell phones. security camera was not running because the power is still out so he stop by the store the other day to check on things.>> when i got here that these were still here. they were still here. i panicked. it was nothing to do but back off and let them have their way. >> reporter: just down the street other business owners
the community. this group came from that -- fayetteville. we still have no power and water but we said -- people need help whether we do. serving burgers, hot dogs and water to people who need and handing out dry clothes. also in lumberton today one flood victim thought of reunion would never happen. today when cbs north carolina was talking to him he got a much welcome surprise. >> he was on the bed. i think -- i thank you from the bottom of my heart. this is my son's dog. i have been worried about him in the past four days. within two dozen dogs have been rescued in the area. there are trying to track down the owners. also in lumberton a man shot and killed by state troopers.
mission. lots of communities keeping a close eye on rivers and central and eastern north carolina. the storm team chief with a look at the conditions. >> you know the rain stopped on saturday it has been three or -- three days of near-perfect weather but the way it works water trickles down into the rivers and some are still writing including the newest river in goldsboro where the current level is still well above now. it has been pushed back about three hours. that crest will be above where floyd was so an all time record from goldsboro and the neuse river. the other river that has still yet to crest -- the tart river in tarboro -- that has prince felt very worried. its current level xxxv.4.
about that tomorrow afternoon. that one just below the record in floyd. outside of those two rivers look at all the flood warnings still in effect for our area either through rivers or streams are flooded roads, through clogged drainage. still a lot of problems, a lot of flooding still going on but we are expecting date four in a row of near-perfect weather it starts off chilly again with temperatures in the upper 40s 9 am and we have another cold front this week. i will update you on the timing and what it will bring in a few minutes. lot of you are wondering how to help those affected by the flooding. we have much more information go to our website wncn.com . tonight governor. pat mccrory and his democratic challenger one cooper faced each other for a debate.
closer look at the topics addressed. >> reporter: the gubernatorial candidates started with an issue where you will not hear disagreement. >> in our thoughts, and our prayers go out to the victims of flooding tonight. >> our hearts and prayers are with the families. >> reporter: after opening statements comments turned to politics and issues that divide the candidates -- lothar on po protects women and children and the atty. general. said it is discriminatory and should be repealed . >> he attacks businesses who are opposed to it and says that everything is going fine governor, what planet are you want? student a very liberal mayor of charlotte with very strong support from a very liberal atty. general. started this whole mess . it is one of the biggest fenced in our national press and frankly our state press. >> they debated several other
candidates did not mince words. >> try to find a teacher who is making $50,000 a year -- governor you need to be straight with people about public education. you need to get your facts straight and to represent your record correctly. see that you are about as straight as a trial lawyer that became a politician john edwards because you one week from tonight the candidates will square off again. after the debate took questions and both were asked about the decision to keep the debate despite the flooding disaster impacting much of the state. democracy cannot stop, second i thought it would be a good opportunity for myself and roy and others to express our condolences and our hope for a quick recovery for north
a lot of north carolina has no idea how bad it is. >> we are all working to help victims of the flood . i know our office has been out and i did some towards yesterday. i think we are so close to this election that the people deserve to hear from the candidates and to have this debate. another big debate the us senate debate. richard burke and deborah ross in the north carolina general. assembly will carry that live . bellamy thursday night starting at 7 pm. and the race for the white house back in north carolina. president. obama making the case for hillary clinton . we are recapping his visit.
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the race for the white house back in north carolina toay president. obama campaigning for hillary clinton. the president talked about the controversial trump tape and told supporters why hillary clinton should succeed him in the white house. michael hyland reports from greensboro. >> reporter: even though this was a rally to support hillary clinton the president spent a lot of time going after donald trump attacking him for that
and saying he is unfit to be commander-in-chief. >> it is the final four weeks of a bizarre election and north carolina find itself at the center of the battle. >> she has a very good temperament and i feel that to have a female is it would be awesome. >> with how he has disrespected women so much and thinking money and power means he can do anything.>> president. obama referred to that several times. in this video from 2005 trump makes a series of vulgar the locker room talk. >> you do not have to be a husband or a father to hear what we heard just a few days ago and say -- that is not right. ahead of the speech republicans said it would take a few more visits to get people to change their mind and vote for clinton.
get your own rally. things that turned serious when he acknowledged that the flooding devastated much of north carolina. lives have been lost and so the entire country has been thinking about north carolina. >> reporter: he ended by telling people clinton will build on what he has done and questioned trumps ability to serve. >> he is not fit to be commander-in-chief and he is donald trump announced just before this rally started he will be here friday responding to a lot of what the president had said. and before tonight's rally president. obama participated in a roundtable discussion in sports and leadership that aired on espn. trump will be in greensboro on friday and
's running mate returns to raleigh scheduled tomorrow at the hilton in north raleigh. hillary clinton's running mate tim kaine will be at davidson college. today hillary clinton and donald trump are on the campaign trail both in florida. clinton campaign with al gore lost the state in a 2000 election by 537 votes. they discuss climate change. trump going after wikil earlier in the day trump also lashed out republican house speaker paul ryan for his announcement that he will no longer campaign for the presidential nominee. back to flooding coverage. extensive cleanup and caution underway tonight in the eastern part of the state. this is new video in the city of greensboro . high water force people out
>> if the -- it is definitely nerve-racking. it is really terrifying. east carolina university canceled classes for the rest of the week and there is a midnight curfew in effect. the second time in two weeks downtown windsor was underwater. the town sought 17 inches of rain during flooding last month and in fayetteville flooding as we have been telling you there are plenty of ways to help. there is more information online at wncn.com is something we do not see much this time of year. i am here with wes hohenstein -- that is not rain. that is frozen precipitation. >> we walked outside this morning -- october snowstorm in
much as a foot of snow fell in some spots. even people used to seeing this snow not even avoid -- avoiding accidents. i hope this is a long way away from us and i mean a long way away. what is not another long day away? another cool start. we will walk out the door tomorrow at 47 degrees. 51 by thursday morning. 52 by friday morning. fall like weather is here. someg humidity levels. all summer long we complain about our high humidity and that is with our dew point is in the 70 degrees range. our dew point to date remain very low down here in the pleasant zone and that is another reason why it will be cool and comfortable tomorrow morning. wednesday tomorrow 47 in the morning jumping up to 56 at 9 am 66 at noon and it will be a little warmer.
tomorrow low 70s but we will do it again with trite weather and no rain as many of us continue to clean up and wait for power to come back on and for water to receive. most of the east coast will stay dry. our next cold front later this week is now about ready to move through iowa. when it comes to no rain. tomorrow not too different than what is going on out there right now. putting the map into motion you can see we are expecting to state study and dry as we wait on the cold front thursday will be our warmest day into the mid and upper 70s. no rain. hardly any cloud cover but cooler air behind it and reinforcement of high-pressure meaning as we head into friday and saturday and sunday temperatures will back up a bit
still hurricane the cold holding on in the atlantic it actually strengthened tonight. this one did a little bit of a loop in the open waters. wind is 90 miles per hour. more importantly it is moving away from the united states to the north and northeast. it could strengthen and be a big album for our friends in bermuda as a category 2 hurricane on thursday night but no impacts here. in raleigh, 72 in the room. 74 in fayetteville. seven-day forecast takes us up to 76 on thursday better known as the opening day of the north carolina state fair. 3 pm on the gates 3 pm on the rides. if you are planning your day on thursday temperatures 76 temperatures 76 x 6 p.m. 71 and around fireworks time
cold front overnight thursday into friday dropping us to 68 on friday and we will level off in the low 70s both saturday and sunday warming up to 76 next monday -- close to 80 by next tuesday which seems kind of hot compared to where we have been the last few days. weather and life is all relative. 67, 68 degrees the last couple days it seems called compared to the 90s but now 80 degrees >> kits at the bus stop with short said -- it is in the 70s so it is like a fine line. >> thanks wes. today we got a look at previously unreleased pictures of the deadly crash involving a unc student. the driver is on trial facing
at the pictures as they were shown to the jury. he was driving his keep the wrong way and collided head on with a smaller car. four people were in the car. a nine-year-old girl survived the crash but the other three were all pronounced dead at the scene. here is jeff jones with a look at what is coming up in sports. it was media day for the tar heels basketball game. we will hear from one of the star players. plus finds himself in a whole lot of controversy. controversy. governor mccrory is attacking roy cooper on the state crime lab. well, we know roy cooper and we know the problems he discovered when he became attorney general. roy found a backlog of over 5,000 dna test kits and years worth of shoddy investigations. but he cleared the backlog. and roy cooper helped us solve over 2,000 crimes and put 165 killers and rapists in prison
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well as much as we all love football season, there is no arguing that north carolina is and it will always be a basketball state. seeing video like this is very nice because it means basketball season is just around the corner. the tar heels had their media day and everyone wants to know after coming up just seconds sure of a national championship , can the tar heels go back this season? >> i think we have the talent and if everybody can just kind of by in to all of the things that the coach tells us to do and then play the game i think we will be all right. the regular season tips off on november 11. i spent part of today comparing last season statistics to this years and you will not like what i found.
panthers had all of last year. not even halfway to this season that number has doubled. the second -- turnovers. last season the panthers had the best turnover differential. this year they have given the ball away more times than any other team in the league that is very bad. long story short base short fans should not compare because there is no comparison. >> we will not worry about what happened last year. it is a different season and the bottom line is we have to as the football team. the panthers are one in four. only 6% of the teams starting with that record it go on to make the playoffs.>> speaking of the panthers before yesterday's game cam newton was spotted riding a scooter. this seems harmless to me but some people were upset because he was not wearing a helmet
injury i want to know what you think -- is this harmless or should he have been state off the scooter until he has a helmet. >> and in college soccer unc try to hang onto the record tonight -- i think the ranking is set. the tar heels scored in the first minute and the 15th and the 23rd and the 22nd . you they put the ball in the back of the net seven times . they win this one 7-0 and that is the most points for the program since 2009. and finally did you see this? a new jersey auction company will sell kobie game worn face mask. this will make someone very rich . they expect to sell this thing for about $50,000. that is a lot of money.
arsenic, mercury, lead. duke energy endangered the drinking water of 1.6 million people in north carolina. and what did duke energy get? a sweeter deal from pat mccrory. mccrory got thousands in campaign contributions from duke energy executives. and what will you get? years of higher electric bills to pay for cleaning up their mess.
buck newton's law legalizing discrat arrassment. it was my honor and my privilege to carry house bill 2 through the north carolina senate. and newton stands defiantly behind hb2. my opponent calls this buck's bill. and you know what? i say, bring it on! buck newton is wrong for attorney general. we're better than this. i'm josh stein. i'm running for attorney general to protect our families and strengthen our communities.
is going to be called. yes. this morning has been the coldest this week. 43. generally i don't like to use the world called days the word called until we get into 30s. 47 tomorrow morning. will top out in the low 70s. a cold front will knock us back of the into the upper 60s then during the commercial break we gathered our pennies
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